Cairenes have plied their trades here since the khan was built in the 14th century, and parts of the market, such as the gold district,...
Not directly on the square, but just behind a row of buildings, this good ta’amiyya, fuul and salad place has been around for nearly a...
Sharia al-Muski information
Congested and fabulous, the market street known as Sharia al-Muski begins in the khan (where it’s formally called Sharia Gawhar al-Qaid) and runs parallel to Sharia al-Azhar to Midan Ataba. It’s the ‘real life’ counterpoint to Khan al-Khalili’s touristy maze, lined with carts selling cheap shoes, plastic toys, fireworks, bucket-sized bras and some truly shocking lingerie.